Letters to the editor
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Letter - Doing billionaires’ bidding

Doing billionaires’ bidding “Say no to even higher taxes,” the epistle penned by Michael Fields, reminds us that libertarian no-tax rhetoric is often cloaked by purposeful misdirection. That … more

Letter - Financial follies

Financial follies I’m not a financial genius, but I do have a family member who believes he is. After all, this relative proudly displays a framed, oversized college diploma showing he earned a … more

Letter - DeSantis ... yuck

DeSantis ... yuck Thank you, Thelma Grimes, for your great editorial to Trump supporters about the upcoming 2024 presidential election. Although I have seldom ever been a Republican, I wanted to make … more

Letter - Therapy seems dubious

Therapy seems dubious On July 25, Douglas County Commissioners Abe Laydon and Lora Thomas voted to award a “Suicide Prevention” grant to Castle Rock Pride, the LGBTQ group that produces PrideFest … more

Letter - Unintended consequences

Unintended consequences During the last Douglas County School District (DCSD) board meeting, Director Susan Meek asked our community to provide suggestions on how to “come together over race and … more

Open letter to the citizens of Douglas County

Dear Friends, Families, and Neighbors of Douglas County, I hope this message finds you well. I am Art, one of the co-chairs and the lead for entertainment at this year’s Douglas County Pridefest on … more

Letter - Look at charter facts

Look at charter facts The article by the superintendent of Douglas County Schools revealed the problems of funding our schools and how Douglas County falls short of other districts. One factor that … more

Letter - Not Trump — exactly

Not Trump — exactly There are legendary if apocryphal stories about disc jockeys who played the same song over and over until security broke down the studio door. In the same sense of inspired … more

Letter - No on Trump

No on Trump As a woman, almost 80 years old, who lived 64 years in California before moving to Douglas County, I am unable to grasp why Trump continues to have the support he does. As a lifelong … more

Letter - Address problems in DCSD

Address problems in DCSD I'm writing to express my deep concern about the state of affairs in DCSD, as highlighted by Superintendent Kane when she said, “In 2022, it (funding) was urgent and we … more

Letter - Not so sure about override

Not so sure about override The mill levy override proposed by Dougco Schools Superintendent Erin Kane is not about teacher salaries but to mask the real reason why Dougco teachers are reportedly … more

Letter - Pride isn't enough

Pride isn't enough I have been following Douglas County's efforts to address the mental health needs of our community members. Particularly the needs of our youth — and I'm more than a little … more

Letter - 'Mudslinging' in CCM pages

'Mudslinging' in CCM pages I question the decision of Colorado Community Media (CCM) to publish an opinion piece submitted by Chad Cox that was intentionally defamatory of an elected official. The … more

Letter - Definitions are muddied

Definitions are muddied The Cox v. Bradley boxing match is not really the issue. The problem is that our entire culture is mucking about in a morass of mud. We've muddied definitions and concepts and … more

Letter - Critique of writing

Critique of writing Wow! That Brandi Bradley person is a regular flashpoint for excited comments from defenders of the LGBTQIA community. I am referencing the letter by Margaret Furlow “Bradley … more

Letter - Parker water price tag

Parker water price tag Haley Lena did a great job researching useful and interesting information about Parker Water and the statistics about Rueter-Hess Reservoir. The Town of Parker is fortunate to … more

Letter - PrideFest possibilities

PrideFest possibilities For Ellis Arnold to declare in his July 13 article “County to hold town hall on PrideFest, fairgrounds policy” that “some area residents have expressed concern with last … more

Letter - Bradley's brew of confusion

Bradley's brew of confusion We read state Rep. Brandi Bradley's column (July 14, 2023), “Being Pro-America is not about hating anyone,” and came away with a particularly strong sense of … more

Letter - Board should follow policies

Board should follow policies Tammi Flemming's letter titled “News story was lacking,” omits students from DCSD's Parent and Family Engagement policy (KBB). Flemming mentioned “the rights of … more

Letter - Bradley traffics in vicious slurs

Bradley traffics in vicious slurs In her July 14 opinion piece (tinyurl.com/bradleycol), state Rep. Brandi Bradley responded to a piece from Chad Cox that Colorado Community Media published on July … more
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